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200th #BoardGameHour
Our next chat will be the 200th I have ran! I love board games and I wanted to be able to chat with people about them on Twitter. I couldn't find any way to do that easily, so all those years ago, I started #Boardgamehour. I suspected it would never take of...
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Tile placement and maths
This weekend I introduced my son to Carcassone. He is only young and so every time we play a game it's his first time. My partner has been asking to play Isle of Skye for a couple of weeks, but each time I have been a little to tired to get it out. Today we...
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Consumption & Integrated theme
It is our last week of being sponsored by the new rule teaching app Dized . This week I asked for topics from the community. I got a few great request and have gone with two very different topics. First we will start with Consumption, which will included ga...
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Space and Set Collection
I like to give you glimpses into my board gaming life sometimes (cause I like you). Today I need to tell you about a topic that leads to some disharmony in my house. Space, the final frontier! It's a theme that when I was young I didn't really enjoy but as ...
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Learning and Teaching - Sponsored by Dized
I can't wait for Monday because this weeks #BoardGameHour chat is sponsored by Dized, the new board game teaching app. I am very excited by the creation of an App designed to help you learn and teach board games and so wanted to have a chat based on your ex...
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Crowd Funding and Artwork
This week we have two topics that are very close to my heart! You will see why below: Crowd Funded Games Crowd funding board games is part of my day to day life. Some of you may know that I offer marketing services and advice to board game companies through...
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Celtic Theme and Memory
As some of you may know I have been on holiday recently. Last week I was in Scotland and next week I am going to Ireland. My Celtic adventures have inspired your two #boardgamehour topics for this week: Celtic Themed Games The Celtic Nations which include S...
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Roll and Move plus laughable
Your two #boardgamehour topics for this week are: Roll and Move Games Many people look down on the humble roll and move mechanic. They think it was a bad design choice back in the 1970's let alone today. But is it really as bad as all that? Are there not ga...
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Dexterity games and the summer
As is often the case, our topics for this week are brought about by my life in board games. Here they are: Dexterity Games It was my birthday last week and one of the games I requested and received as a present was Flick em Up. The more years I spend in the...
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Worker Placement & Addiction
Here are our two topics for Monday 10th July 2017. Worker Placement It's a classic mechanism! I like it but its not one of my favorites. I think I associate worker placement with dry themeless euro games (not my thing), but I don't think that is fair cause ...
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